When renowned film director Péter Gárdos wrote the story, he intended it as a film script, but eventually he made it into a novel. “Fever at Dawn,” the love story of two Holocaust survivors―the author’s parents―has ever since sold in more than 20 territories.
Although for decades on end alcoholism has been a
major blight on the health of the Hungarian population, few writers,
particularly during the period of the Communist hold on power, were
willing to tackle it honestly.
In this fast-flowing tale, we are whisked back in time to the magical beginnings of the village, back to Adam and Eve’s very age of innocence. Slowly we realise that time may sprint ahead, but the human heart and soul can’t keep pace.
The exhibition focuses on the various ways the individual artists experienced Italy. It concentrates on the psychologically and motivically identical ’Italy-experience,’ without explicitly dealing with the backdrop of cultural, social or political history.